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west end, Bol, Brac Island, Croatia
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
west end, Bol, Brac Island, Croatia

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Reviewed 6 days ago

After a pleasant boat trip up the west coast of Brac from the town of Bol, hikers disembark for the hour-long climb up a secluded valley to this historic Hermitage Blaca museum. Once the home of monks, the buildings built into the caves along the...More

Thank artairman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on this excursion during a Headwater walking holiday. After getting off the boat there is a good walk. Paths in part are Stoney and the last bit a little steep. All worth it.

Thank michael b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the Thursday excursion where you take a boat from Bol harbour to Blaca beach. It cost 120kn each. Once we reached the beach, it was a 2.5k trail walk up to the hermatige. The group from the boat that we were with...More

Thank VWard93
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The view from a 16th century monastery, close to tthe highest peak of the Adriatic. Priests were living in this monastery from the mid-16th century until the early 1960s. Fun fact: the priests were all from the same family, the monastery have been run by...More

Thank zsrepasy
Reviewed 14 June 2017

When arriving to Blaca it seems mostly underwhelming, until walking though the buildings and hearing the excellent history of the place. We had hiked in from the top where we parked the car and did the 2.5 km decent to Blaca. Definitely bring water and...More

Thank Alex Z
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

A beautiful centuries old monastery called Pustinja Blaca can be found here built into a rock cliff. The priests and their helpers fought off pirates from the seas below and lived a self sufficient life making all their own food and wine on site. One...More

Thank safetravel
Reviewed 6 May 2017

It's a nice visit if you have time on Brac. A couple of things that might be useful There are signs to get to the place. Once you get closer, you will see a sign that says 2.5KM walk to the monastery (~30 min) and...More

3  Thank Saifuddin G
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Just another beautiful place on Brac Island we enjoyed visiting. Such a nice view and walk,peaceful and interesting!

Thank Anty1990
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We visited Blaca Monastery at the afternoon. Unfortunately we missed guided tour and opening hours (you shoud check it before visiting this place). But it was great experience anyway, worth the walk. I was quite impressed how were they able to build it here, in...More

3  Thank nanna04pineapple
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We hiked here from the water and it was a fun 45 minute hike each way. Definitely wear sneakers or some sort of hiking boots and bring water. Monastery was beautiful!

1  Thank BnRadventures2015
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Response from TheOnlyMrsM | Reviewed this property |
Please don't rush this trip..Leave yourselves plenty of time...as others have said its quite strenuous and best enjoyed with no time constraints.